Web.com Will Be New Name for Website Pros

Website Pros is taking the name of Web.com, a company it merged with in late September 2007. Company officials say the name change will occur by mid-2008. They note that it reflects the company’s increasingly broad mission, and is easy…

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Good Qs in MerchantCircle Survey

Merchant Circle has been sending out a survey on online marketing to its list of 350,000 registrants (what else could we call them? "Members"?). The six-question survey has some good Qs, and I'll look forward to the results to four…

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More Retailers Lack Brick-and-Mortar Locations

According to a recent Direct Marketing Association survey, “The absence of a brick-and-mortar store is becoming prevalent among retailers, since 41 percent of survey respondents don't have a physical store.” This is quite a surprising finding and certainly has significant ramifications…

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AdReady: Think Banners, Not Video

When it comes to small businesses on the Web, is it really only about video? AdReady, a new Seattle-based company started by Classmates.com alum and backed by Madrona and Bain Capital, thinks banners are really where the impact is. Local…

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Closing the Book on ILM:07

It is hard for me to comprehend, but we are finally finished with ILM:07. We were grateful to have had 650 interesting and enthusiastic attendees from all over the world, 72 stimulating speakers, a full load of sponsors and an…

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